Steve Barrett serves as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Litigation Department and Chair of its Personal Injury Practice Group. Steve has championed and represented individuals suffering catastrophic losses and death due to negligence, concentrating on medical malpractice and personal injury matters, including victims of sexual assault and abuse, constitutional claims (police misconduct and abuse), and asbestos litigation. With his significant and notable jury verdicts, Steve enjoys a well-deserved reputation as a premier trial attorney throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania. He has successfully tried many complex cases in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks, Lehigh, Northampton, Berks and Delaware Counties. Since 2005, Steve has obtained settlements and verdicts for his clients totaling in excess of fifty million dollars. See Steve’s representative results below. Steve also has significant commercial and real estate litigation experience, which includes the representation of corporate clients involving corporate trade secrets, unfair business practices, commercial financing, non-compete clauses and business divorces.
Through the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Steve served by appointment as a Disciplinary Hearing Committee member considering issues of misconduct within the legal profession. Steve formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Montgomery Bar Association, and is a past president of its Young Lawyers Division. He currently serves as Chair of the firm’s marketing committee and mentors associates in the practice of law and business development. A graduate of the University of Michigan, (B.A. 1987), Steve received his law degree from Temple University (J.D. 1992).